Hungarian minister of justice, László Trócsányi noted at the meeting of the national security committee on Monday that the whole U.S. ban affair was just based on an assumption at this stage and he saw no case to be made under Hungarian law. He said US lawyers had never complained about any of the Hungarian authorities before.
László Tasnádi, the state secretary for law enforcement, said Hungary and the US cooperate in policing and no irregularities have been reported. Levente Magyar, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade also confirmed that André Goodfriend, Charge d’Affaires of the Budapest Embassy of the United States has not disclosed the names, titles or positions of the individuals concerned to the Ministry.
Justice minister László Trócsányi had arrived back to Budapest from Paris just before the meeting of the national security committee on Monday. As Hungary’s former Ambassador to France, László Trócsányi participated in the commemoration of the 58th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution in Paris on 19 October. On behalf of the Hungarian Government, Minister Trócsányi, accompanied by Chairman of the French-Hungarian Committee for the Commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution Jenő Sujánszky, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The national anthems of both Hungary and France were performed by a military band in the presence of more than two hundred people under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
via kormany.hu and hungarymatters.hu photo: valasz.hu